The storage arrays receive regular updates from Dell. Often, these are not needed but some are deemed urgent. These instructions will help you update the firmware for both the controllers and the disks.
There have been EMP errors coming from the management controller. These errors are informational only and are resolved within five seconds but will trigger a notification of hardware or disk problems. These should be fixed in an upcoming release. They are NOT fixed as of the GT280R010-01 release. Dell is working on a solution for the next release.
This is for both the Broadcom U144 and U184 storage arrays. Dell knows these as ME4012 and ME4084 or just ME4.
The most recent firmware is kept by Dell in their support library. You will need to download the controller and the disk firmware. These can also be done separately, as needed. There are no interruptions for the controller update but the disk update will require that all disk traffic be stopped.
For both the controllers and the disks -
For the controller firmware update -
To update the disks, you will need to stop all I/O traffic to and from the disks. Allow 30 minutes total to shutdown the traffic, update the firmware and start the Security Analytics sensor again.
This completes the firmware update.